Development Technologist

Recruiter
SC Johnson Professional
Location
Derby
Posted
19 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Here at SC Johnson Professional we have an exciting opportunity for a Development Technologist to join our team based in Little Eaton, Derby. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and you will receive a competitive salary.

SC Johnson Professional™ is a leading manufacturer of Industrial and Institutional (I&I) cleaning and skin care products. Our purpose is to invent new products and solutions that create efficiencies, reduce inventories, simplify training, and create a positive cleaning experience for users of our products and the spaces in which our products are used.

The Development Technologist role:

The Development Technologist is reporting to the Product Development and Quality Manager. You will play a key role in supporting the delivery of Existing Product Development - Provide technical support to achieve business value improvement targets and product improvements, Product Quality - support the continuous improvement of product quality and manufacturing quality systems and New Product Development – Support the introduction of new products into the ‘Deb Dispensing Limited’ manufacturing business.

Key responsibilities of our Development Technologist:

- Create validation test plans for EPD activities

- Plan and support moulding, decoration and assembly trials

- Carry out validation testing of dispensing systems using existing protocols

- Where appropriate, devise and develop new testing protocols to explore specific characteristics of product performance

- Data analysis using statistical methods

- Communication of data in various formats including formal written reports

- Investigate new products and processes with the potential to improve product quality, improve manufacturing efficiency or add value

- Carry out technical investigations into product quality concerns and customer complaints

- Carry out product inspection and process audits to support the Quality Management System

- Network with other Deb and external businesses to learn and implement best practice as appropriate

What we’re looking for in our Development Technologist:

- 3 Years industrial experience, working in a technical or quality role

- Understanding and appreciation of quality assurance systems and processes

- Basic understanding of polymer processing techniques

- Experience of product testing techniques and reporting

- Min HND or equivalent in Science or Engineering Subject

- Excellent written and spoken English

- Excellent numerical ability

- Good level of IT capability including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite

- Full UK Driving License

If you feel you have what it takes to become our Development Technologist then please click ‘apply’ now!

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